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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
6:30 p.m.Canceled
"Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance," with Carla Kaplan, an award-winning professor and writer who holds the Stanton W. and Elisabeth K. Davis Distinguished Professorship in American Literature at Northeastern University.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, February 6, 2014
6:30 p.m.“Mr. President”: George Washington and the Making of the Nation’s Highest Office, with Harlow Giles Unger, a veteran journalist, broadcaster, educator, and historian.Mid-Manhattan Library
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Adults
Saturday, February 8, 2014
2:30 p.m."Crisis Mapping," with Colette Mazzucelli, PhD, EdM, MALD,, Adjunct Associate Professor, Center for Global Affairs at NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, February 10, 2014
6:30 p.m.The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee’s, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table, with Tracie M. McMillan, an award-winning journalist concerning food, poverty, and the politics of both.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
6:30 p.m."Tigers Forever: Saving the World's Most Endangered Big Cat," with Steve Winter, a wildlife photojournalist, and Sharon Guynup, a journalist, author, editor and photographerMid-Manhattan Library
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Adults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
6:30 p.m.The Dictionary as Data: What the Online Dictionary Tells Us About English, with Peter A. Sokolowski, Editor at Large at Merriam-Webster, Inc.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, February 13, 2014
6:30 p.m.Postponed
POSTPONED: "Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much," with Eldar Shafir, the William Stewart Tod Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs at Princeton University and co-founder and scientific director at ideas42.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, February 15, 2014
2:30 p.m.Gabriel Barcia-Colombo | Natural History Museums | What Inspires Artists Series Event
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
6:30 p.m."Pathways to Publication," with moderator, Kate Lincoln, and panelists, Laura K. Curtis, Sharon Linnea, Laura Joh Rowland, and Cathi Stoler of Mystery Writers of America - New York Chapter.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, February 20, 2014
6:30 p.m."New York City: A Food Biography," with Andrew F. Smith, a food studies and professional food writing teacher at the New School and the author or editor of twenty-one books.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, February 24, 2014
6:30 p.m.How Can We Invest in Our Brains to Boost Inno­va­tion and Resilience, with Alvaro Fernandez, the author of "The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance at Any Age," and the CEO of Sharp­Brains.com. Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
6:30 p.m.The Crime Films of Anthony Mann, with Max Alvarez, a New York writer, film historian and frequent speaker on the subject of world cinema culture. Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
6:30 p.m. "Exploring Manhattan’s Murray Hill," with Alfred Pommer, a licensed New York City Guide and Joyce Pommer, a former art gallery owner in New York City.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, February 27, 2014
6:30 p.m."The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide," with Gary J. Bass, Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.English Conversation Hour! - Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Monday, March 3, 2014
6:30 p.m."Legendary Operatic Tenors," with Mel Haber, a devoted music lover, primarily of popular music and opera.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
6:30 p.m.Catastrophic Care: How American Health Care Killed My Father--and How We Can Fix It," with David Goldhill, the president and CEO of the Game Show Network.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
6:30 p.m.Harlem Street Portraits, with Harvey Stein, a professional photographer, teacher, lecturer, and author based in New York City. Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, March 6, 2014
6:30 p.m.English Conversation Hour! - Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
6:30 p.m.How Architecture Works: A Humanist’s Toolkit, with Witold Rybczynski, a Canadian- American architect, professor and writer and winner of the Vincent Scully Prize for his architectural writing.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, March 10, 2014
6:30 p.m.The Extreme Life of the Sea, with Stephen R. Palumbi, Ph.D., marine biologist, the Director of the Hopkins Marine Station and the Harold A. Miller Professor of Marine Science at Stanford University. Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
6:30 p.m.The Routes Not Taken: A Trip Through New York City's Unbuilt Subway SystemMid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
6:30 p.m.Mother, with Elinor Carucci, acclaimed photographer, the recipient of an ICP Infinity Award for Young Photographers and a Guggenheim fellowship and a teacher in graduate program at the School of Visual Arts.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, March 13, 2014
6:30 p.m."The Ins, Outs, Pitfalls, and Rewards of Self Publishing," with moderator, Heidi Russell, and panelists, Norman Beimand, Perry Brass and Kay Williams of The Greater New York Independent Publishers Association.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.English Conversation Hour! - Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Monday, March 17, 2014
6:30 p.m.Our Secret Territory: The Essence of Storytelling, with Laura Simms, an internationally acclaimed performing artist, writer, educator and humanitarian.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
6:30 p.m.Candy: A Century of Panic and Pleasure, with Samira Kawash, the author of "Dislocating the Color Line," and the founder of the website Candyprofessor.com. Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
6:30 p.m."Orson Welles: Genius of Stage and Screen," with Max Alvarez, a New York writer, film historian and frequent speaker on the subject of world cinema culture.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, March 20, 2014
6:30 p.m. Lost Amusement Parks of New York City: Beyond Coney Island, with Barbara and Wesley Gottlock, retired educators.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.English Conversation Hour! - Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Monday, March 24, 2014
6:30 p.m.The Art of Cartography: Connie Brown’s Hand-painted Maps, with Connie Brown. Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
6:30 p.m."Conflict: And the Writers Who Love It, " with moderator, Peggy Ehrhart, and panelists, Jillian Abbott, Deborah Nolan, Dirk Robertson, and Laura Joh Rowland from Mystery Writers of America -- New York Chapter.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
6:30 p.m."The Public Library: A Photographic Essay," with Robert Dawson, an instructor of photography at San Jose State University and Stanford University. Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, March 27, 2014
6:30 p.m.Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II, with Wil S. Hylton, a journalist and contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine. Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, March 31, 2014
6:30 p.m.The Planning Game: Lessons from Great Cities, with Alexander Garvin, President and CEO of AGA Public Realm Strategists, Inc., a planning and design firm in New York City and an adjunct professor of urban planning and management at Yale University.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
6:30 p.m."A Tribute To Judy Garland," with Mel Haber, a devoted music lover, primarily of popular music and opera.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
6:30 p.m.The Global Pigeon, with Colin Jerolmack, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Environmental Studies at New York University.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, April 3, 2014
6:30 p.m."Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture," with Gaiutra Bahadur, an American journalist and book critic, who writes frequently about the culture and politics of global migration.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, April 5, 2014
2:30 p.m.The Maps of Jan Huyghen van Linschoten," with Frederik Muller, who specializes in voyages of discovery.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, April 7, 2014
6:30 p.m.Murals of New York City: The Best of New York's Public Paintings from Bemelmans to Parrish, with Glenn Palmer-Smith, a New York-based muralist and Joshua McHugh, a New York-based photographer.Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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